Alvi's Drift "Sauvignon Blanc" 2020

100% Sauvignon blanc
A still white wine from the Western Cape region of South Africa.


Mineral & smokey. Flint & grapefruit.

Tasting Notes

Alvi’s Drift Sauvignon Blanc 2020 is straw yellow.

On the nose it’s mineral and smokey with notes of flint and citrus fruits.

On the mouth it is warm, balanced and a touch spicy with notes of pineapple and citrus fruits.

The finish is medium long.

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Score 89

My score / points

Alvi's Drift "Sauvignon Blanc" 2020
Sauvignon Blanc (2020) Review
Estate making Sauvignon Blanc Estate Alvi's Drift
Sauvignon Blanc (2020) Label Sauvignon Blanc
Style of Sauvignon Blanc Style White & Still
Country of Alvi's Drift Country South Africa
Region of Alvi's Drift Region Western Cape
Grape blend of Sauvignon Blanc Grapes Sauvignon blanc
Vintage of Sauvignon Blanc Vintage 2020
My review of Sauvignon Blanc Points
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Sauvignon blanc

Green-skinned grape variety that originates from the Bordeaux region of France

Sauvignon blanc is a green-skinned grape variety indigenous to France’s Bordeaux region. Due to its early origins as an indigenous grape in South West France, the grape’s name is most likely derived from the French words sauvage (“wild”) and blanc (“white”). It’s believed to be a descendant of Savagnin. Sauvignon blanc is a crisp, dry, and refreshing white varietal wine grown in many wine regions around the world. The grape is also used in the popular Sauternes and Barsac dessert wines. Sauvignon blanc is grown extensively in France, Chile, Romania, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Bulgaria, and the United States’ states of Washington and California. Some Sauvignon blancs from the New World, especially those from California, are referred to as “Fumé Blanc,” a marketing term coined by Robert Mondavi to refer to Pouilly-Fumé.

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